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The 2008 Better Homes & Gardens Home Improvement Challenge contest showcased a number of impressive home projects in categories ranging from kitchens and outdoor living to decorating and whole house remodeling. These photos are from six of the 27 winners that were selected from almost 5,000 entries.

For more on the contest winners, see our Better Homes and Gardens Home Improvement Challenge article and video.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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